Volume of publications and tracts on York Lunatic Asylum

Scope and Content

Volume contains the following:
1. Charles G. Milnes Gaskell, Passages in the History of York Lunatic Asylum 1772 - 1901 (1902), with annotations by H.C. Hunt
2. Vindication of Mr Higgins from the Charges of Corrector: including A Sketch of recent Transactions at the York Lunatic Asylum. Addressed to Earl Fizwilliam by a New Governor [S.W. Nicoll] (1814) [there is another copy of this in RET 8/1/1/1]
3. The Evidence taken before a Committee of the House of Commons respecting the Asylum at York; with observations and notes and a letter to the Committee etc by Godfrey Higgins (1816)
4. A Complete Collection of the Papers respecting the York Lunatic Asylum published originally in the York Newspapers during the Years 1813, 1814, and 1815. Nil Desperandum (1816) [there is another copy of this in RET 8/1/1/1]

Alternative Form Available

A digitised copy of this reference is available via the Wellcome Collection and can be accessed here: http://wellcomelibrary.org/item/b24962703

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